In Muscatine on Thursday, December 13, 1951, Dale wrote, “Worked 8 to 4:30. Pure Food & Drug man here at plant today. Rod Mead moved in to 101 Park Drive. Cost him $528.21 to move here from Omaha.” That would cost new co-worker Mead $4,836 today.
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.